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Fragment of gold leaf

Few fragments of gold leaf.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VII; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Sabrakamani, 275–263 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.16746

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments